2015 News

Keyword Search
 
2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015
DateTitle 
12/15/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION RECOGNIZED AS TOURISM PARTNER OF THE YEAR FOR KENT COUNTY
Dover, Delaware —  Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") has been recognized as the "Tourism Partner of the Year" for its work within the Kent County community, specifically for its support of events and programs that benefit tourism in the county, including the Dover Days Festival and the Amish Country Bike Tours. The award was presented by the Kent County Tourism Office during the 25th annual Celebration of Tourism in Kent County on November 6 at the Duncan Center in Dove... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/25/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION DONATES $26,500 AND 1,000 MEALS TOWARDS FOOD BANK OF DELAWARE “THANKSGIVING FOR ALL” FOOD DISTRIBUTION
Milford, Delaware – Thanks to a $26,500 donation from Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ("Chesapeake") and the generosity of its employee volunteers who helped distribute 1,000 Thanksgiving meal boxes, more Delaware families will be able to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner this year.Through the Food Bank of Delaware's Thanksgiving for All program, Chesapeake employees distributed Thanksgiving dinner food boxes at four sites in Kent County and Sussex County during the week of Nov. 16. Each box was ... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/25/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION APPOINTS JOSEPH D. STEINMETZ TO ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT
Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that the Board of Directors appointed Joseph D. Steinmetz as Assistant Vice President at their meeting earlier this month."Joe has led the Company's Internal Audit department over the last several years. The increasing involvement of Internal Audit in special projects and our business units' requests for Joe's team to perform operational audits to proactively address business issues demonstrates the in... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/05/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION REPORTS HIGHER THIRD QUARTER RESULTS
DOVER, Del., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today reported third quarter and year-to-date financial results. The Company's net income for the three months ended September 30, 2015 was $5.1 million, or $0.33 per share. This represents an increase of $1.9 million, or $0.11 per share, over the same quarter in 2014. For the nine months ended September 30, 2015, the Company reported net income of $32.5 million or $2.16 per share. This re... 
Printer Friendly Version
11/04/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
DOVER, Del., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2875 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.2875 per share dividend will be paid on January 5, 2016 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on December 15, 2015. 2016 represents the 55th consecutive year that Chesapeake has paid a dividend to its shareholders. In each of the 55 years, Chesapeake has e... 
Printer Friendly Version
10/16/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TO REVIEW THIRD QUARTER 2015 FINANCIAL RESULTS
DOVER, Del., Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, November 6, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2015.  The earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, November 5, 2015, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2015 Third Quarter Financial Results ... 
Printer Friendly Version
09/09/15SHARP ENERGY AND CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION HOLD GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW SHARP ENERGY HEADQUARTERS AND AUTOGAS FUELING STATION IN GEORGETOWN, DELAWARE
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation and Sharp Energy, Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sharp Energy headquarters building and AutoGas fueling station in Georgetown, Delaware. Pictured from left: Delaware State Senator Brian Pettyjohn; Morgan Ellis of Clean Cities Coalition; Craig Crouch, Chief Executive Officer of Kent-Sussex Industries, Inc.; Michael P. McMasters, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation; and S. Robert "Bob" Zola, President of Sharp ... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/06/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION REPORTS HIGHER EARNINGS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER
DOVER, Del., Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today reported second quarter financial results. The Company's net income for the three months ended June 30, 2015 was $6.3 million, or $0.41 per share. This represents an increase of $1.2 million, or $0.06 per share, over the same quarter in 2014.  Included in the Company's results for the current quarter was a non-recurring $1.5 million pre-tax gain ($900,000 after-tax gain, or $0.06 per sh... 
Printer Friendly Version
08/05/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
Dover, Delaware — The Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2875 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.2875 per share dividend will be paid on October 5, 2015 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on September 15, 2015.The Board of Directors increased the quarterly dividend by 6.5% in May of 2015, reaffirming their commitment to dividend growth that is supported by earnings growth. 2015 rep... 
Printer Friendly Version
07/16/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TO REVIEW SECOND QUARTER 2015 FINANCIAL RESULTS
DOVER, Del., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, August 7, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.  The earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, August 6, 2015, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2015 Second Quarter Financial Results Confere... 
Printer Friendly Version
07/02/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION NAMED CORPORATION OF THE YEAR BY CENTRAL DELAWARE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has been recognized by the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) with the 2015 Excellence in Business Award for Corporation of the Year. Chesapeake Utilities Corporation employees accepting the award, front row, from left: Mike McMasters, President & Chief Executive Officer; Nicole Carter, Assistant Vice President of Customer Care; Elaine Bittner, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development; Denise Greig, Benefits Specialist; and Shane Breakie, Dire... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/08/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPOINTS JOHN R. SCHIMKAITIS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") today announced that on May 6, 2015, its Board of Directors appointed John R. Schimkaitis to serve as Chairman of the Board, effective May 6, 2015. Mr. Schimkaitis has served as a director of the Company since 1996 and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2010. He succeeds Ralph J. Adkins, who has served as Chairman of the Board since 1997. Mr. Adkins will continue to serve as a director on the Company's Board... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/06/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION REPORTS HIGHER EARNINGS FOR THE FIRST QUARTER
DOVER, Del., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today reported first quarter financial results. The Company's net income for the three months ended March 31, 2015 was $21.1 million, or $1.44 per share. This represents an increase of $3.4 million, or $0.22 per share, over the same quarter in 2014. "We are off to a great start in 2015.  Continued growth from natural gas service expansions, customer growth and the impact of regulatory... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/06/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION RAISES DIVIDEND BY 6.5 PERCENT
Dover, Delaware – At their meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) voted to increase the quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock from $0.27 per share to $0.2875 per share. The Board's action raises the annualized dividend $0.07 per share from $1.08 per share to $1.15 per share, which represents a 6.5 percent increase. The $0.2875 per share dividend will be payable July 6, 2015 to all shareholders of record at the close of business ... 
Printer Friendly Version
05/01/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TO REVIEW FIRST QUARTER 2015 FINANCIAL RESULTS
Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, May 8, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. The earnings press release will be issued on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2015 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call.To access the replay recording of this... 
Printer Friendly Version
04/01/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION COMPLETES MERGER WITH GATHERCO, INC.
Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake Utilities" or "Company") today announced completion of the merger of Gatherco, Inc. ("Gatherco") into Aspire Energy of Ohio, LLC ("Aspire Energy"), Chesapeake Utilities' newest wholly-owned subsidiary. The transaction had an aggregate value of approximately $59.2 million.Gatherco, located in Orrville, Ohio, was established in 1997 when it acquired Columbia Gas Transmission's natural gas gathering assets in Ohio. Gatherco... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/25/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION, FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY AND RAYONIER ADVANCED MATERIALS CELEBRATE GROUNDBREAKING OF EIGHT FLAGS ENERGY, LLC COMBINED HEAT AND POWER PLANT
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Florida Public Utilities Company and Rayonier Advanced Materials celebrate the groundbreaking for the Eight Flags Energy, LLC Combined Heat and Power plant in Fernandina Beach, Florida. From the left: Paul Boynton, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer, Rayonier Advanced Materials; Jeff Householder, President, Florida Public Utilities Company; and Mike McMasters, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation.Dover, Delaw... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/11/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION WELCOMES JAMES MORIARTY AS VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY
Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that James Moriarty has joined the Company as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.As Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Mr. Moriarty will oversee the Company's legal affairs by managing the Company's internal legal function, and managing outside counsel. He will provide counsel on legal matters to senior management and the business units to ensure co... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/11/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES GRANT LEVELS FOR 2015 ENERGY BILL ASSISTANCE
DOVER, DELAWARE – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announces the availability of grants through its SHARING program, a non-profit organization that distributes grants to its natural gas and propane customers living on the Delmarva Peninsula who are in need due to financial or health challenges. Grants of up to $400 are available to those in need to assist with their energy bills. Grants are also available for appliance repair or replacement. Please visit www.chesapeakesharing.com for more inform... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/05/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION REPORTS EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD EARNINGS
DOVER, Del., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --   Earnings per share increased by 9.3 percent to $2.47 per share Net income increased by $3.3 million to $36.1 million Growth in the natural gas businesses generated $8.3 million in additional gross margin Acquisitions completed in 2013 generated $2.4 million in additional operating income Colder temperatures added $2.8 million to gross margin Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) today announced financial result... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/04/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES FLORIDA PSC APPROVALS OF PURCHASED POWER AGREEMENTS FOR FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY
Dover, Delaware — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake”) announced today that the Florida Public Service Commission (“FPSC”) has approved the Purchased Power Agreement (“PPA”) signed between Chesapeake subsidiaries Florida Public Utilities Company (“FPU”) and Eight Flags Energy, LLC (“Eight Flags”). Eight Flags is developing a combined heat and power plant (“CHP”) in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in ... 
Printer Friendly Version
03/04/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND
Dover, Delaware — The Board of Directors of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share on the Company's common stock. The $0.27 per share dividend will be paid on April 6, 2015 to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2015. Chesapeake has paid a dividend to its shareholders for 54 consecutive years. The Board of Directors increased the quarterly dividend by 5.2% in May of 2014, reaffirming their continue... 
Printer Friendly Version
02/16/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION TO HOST CONFERENCE CALL TO REVIEW 2014 FINANCIAL RESULTS
Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) will host a conference call on Friday, March 6, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. The earnings press release will be issued on Thursday, March 5, 2015, before the market opens. To participate in this call, dial 866.821.5457 and reference Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's 2014 Financial Results Conference Call.To access the replay recording of th... 
Printer Friendly Version
02/02/15CHESAPEAKE UTILITIES CORPORATION ANNOUNCES DEFINITIVE MERGER AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE GATHERCO, INC.
— Transaction Valued at approximately $59.2 million —Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (“Chesapeake Utilities” or “Company”) and Gatherco, Inc. (“Gatherco”) today announced that they have entered into a merger agreement, dated as of January 30, 2015 under which Chesapeake Utilities will acquire Gatherco. Upon consummation of the transaction, Gatherco will merge into Aspire Energy of Ohio, LLC (“Aspire Energy”), a wholly... 
Printer Friendly Version
© 2019 Chesapeake Utilities Corp. All rights reserved.